Building Division

Inspection Line: 763.433.9850
The Building Division is open Monday through Friday
8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Please note: due to current service level requests, inspections should be scheduled at least 48 hours in advance. Thank you for your patience.

The purpose of the Building Division is to help ensure all your construction projects meet the requirements of both the Minnesota State Building Code and the City Zoning regulations.

There are currently two (2) staff members within the Building Division, the Building Official and a Permit Technician. The City also contracts with Inspectron, Inc. for building code inspections and Tokle Inspections, Inc. for electrical inspections.

It is the responsibility of this Division of the Community Development Department to oversee the construction, reconstruction, alteration, and repair of all residential and commercial buildings and other structures to which the Building Code is applicable.

Building permits are required to construct, add, alter, remove, demolish, or repair a structure. The city also requires building permits for maintenance items such as roofing, siding and/or window replacements. A permit ensures proper services are provided to safeguard life, health, property and public welfare. If work is done improperly, such work can become unsafe for homeowners and their families, as well as devalue their home.

Permit applications along with informational handouts are available both on line and at city hall. If you have questions regarding permits, the permit process or you already have a permit and need to schedule an inspection, please call 763.433.9850.

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Contact Information

For all Building Code related questions, please contact the Building Division Hotline at 763.433.9850.

Rick Jarson
Building Official

Katy Hauan
Building Inspection Technician

Ellen Krueger
Permit Technician Assistant